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Life is full of challenges and uncertainties, but trusting God can bring light, peace, and understanding. The Bible includes Scriptures that encourage us to rely on divine guidance and find strength in faith. Whether you’re at a crossroads, seeking comfort, or looking to deepen your faith, these verses are a source of inspiration and hope. Let’s explore these 160 verses about trusting God together and let them remind us of the importance of faith in God’s plans.

 

Trusting God in Difficult Times

  • Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Psalm 46:1-3 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.”
  • Isaiah 41:10 – “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
  • Philippians 4:6-7 – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
  • 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 – “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”
  • Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.”
  • Psalm 62:1-2 – “Truly my soul finds rest in God; my salvation comes from him. Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will never be shaken.”
  • Nahum 1:7 – “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him,”
  • Psalm 112:7 – “They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.”
  • Jeremiah 17:7-8 – “But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”

Trusting God’s Plan

  • Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  • Proverbs 16:9 – “In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps.”
  • Isaiah 55:8-9 – “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.”
  • Romans 8:28 – “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”
  • Proverbs 19:21 – “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.”
  • Psalm 37:5 – “Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this:”
  • 2 Chronicles 20:20b – “Have faith in the Lord your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful.”
  • Psalm 33:11 – “But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations.”
  • Isaiah 14:24 – “The Lord Almighty has sworn, ‘Surely, as I have planned, so it will be, and as I have purposed, so it will happen.'”
  • Proverbs 20:24 – “A person’s steps are directed by the Lord. How then can anyone understand their own way?”

Trusting God’s Strength

  • Psalm 18:2 – “The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.”
  • Isaiah 40:31 – “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”
  • 2 Samuel 22:31 – “As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.”
  • Psalm 91:1-2 – “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”
  • Psalm 32:7-8 – “You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”
  • Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”
  • 1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
  • Psalm 55:22 – “Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”
  • Deuteronomy 31:6 – “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Isaiah 12:2 – “Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation.”

Faith in Trusting God

  • John 14:27 – “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”
  • Philippians 4:9 – “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.”
  • Colossians 3:15 – “Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.”
  • Isaiah 50:10 – “Who among you fears the Lord and obeys the word of his servant? Let the one who walks in the dark, who has no light, trust in the name of the Lord and rely on their God.”
  • Psalm 4:8 – “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.”
  • Job 13:15 – “Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face.”
  • Psalm 119:165 – “Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”
  • Proverbs 16:20 – “Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 – “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”
  • Psalm 29:11 – “The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”

Guidance and Wisdom from Trusting God

  • James 1:5 – “If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”
  • Proverbs 2:6-7 – “For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds success in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless.”
  • Psalm 25:4-5 – “Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.”
  • Proverbs 11:14 – “For lack of guidance a nation falls, but victory is won through many advisers.”
  • Isaiah 58:11 – “The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.”
  • Psalm 16:7-8 – “I will praise the Lord, who counsels me; even at night my heart instructs me. I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”
  • Psalm 73:24 – “You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory.”
  • Proverbs 3:6 – “In all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
  • Jeremiah 10:23 – “Lord, I know that people’s lives are not their own; it is not for them to direct their steps.”
  • Psalm 143:10 – “Teach me to do your will, for you are my God; may your good Spirit lead me on level ground.”

Trusting God’s Love and Care

  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  • Psalm 36:7 – “How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.”
  • 1 Peter 5:6-7 – “Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”
  • Psalm 23:1-4 – “The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”
  • Zephaniah 3:17 – “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”
  • Matthew 6:26 – “Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”
  • Psalm 139:13-14 – “For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”
  • Psalm 9:9-10 – “The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you.”
  • Psalm 33:22 – “May your unfailing love be with us, Lord, even as we put our hope in you.”
  • Psalm 147:3 – “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

Strength in Trusting God’s Presence

  • Exodus 33:14 – “The Lord replied, ‘My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.'”
  • Joshua 1:9 – “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
  • Psalm 62:6-8 – “Truly he is my rock and my salvation; he is my fortress, I will not be shaken. My salvation and my honor depend on God; he is my mighty rock, my refuge. Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”
  • 2 Chronicles 16:9 – “For the eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. You have done a foolish thing, and from now on you will be at war.”
  • Psalm 27:1 – “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?”
  • Isaiah 43:2 – “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”
  • Psalm 46:7 – “The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.”
  • Psalm 145:18-19 – “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desires of those who fear him; he hears their cry and saves them.”
  • Deuteronomy 20:4 – “For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.”
  • Psalm 118:6-7 – “The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? The Lord is with me; he is my helper. I look in triumph on my enemies.”

Endurance Through Trusting God

  • Hebrews 11:1 – “Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.”
  • James 1:2-4 – “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.”
  • Romans 5:3-5 – “Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.”
  • 1 Corinthians 9:24 – “Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.”
  • Galatians 6:9 – “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 1:4 – “Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring.”
  • Hebrews 12:1-2 – “Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
  • 1 Peter 1:6-7 – “In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.”
  • Revelation 2:10 – “Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will suffer persecution for ten days. Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you life as your victor’s crown.”
  • Romans 12:12 – “Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”

Hope While Trusting God

  • Romans 15:4 – “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”
  • Psalm 130:5 – “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.”
  • Psalm 52:8 – “But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.”
  • Psalm 42:11 – “Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.”
  • 1 Peter 1:21 – “Through him you believe in God, who raised him from the dead and glorified him, and so your faith and hope are in God.”
  • Psalm 71:14 – “As for me, I will always have hope; I will praise you more and more.”
  • Hebrews 6:19 – “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain.”
  • Titus 2:13 – “While we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.”
  • Psalm 119:114 – “You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.”
  • Lamentations 3:24 – “I say to myself, ‘The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.'”

Joy in Trusting God

  • Psalm 5:11 – “But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.”
  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Philippians 4:4 – “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
  • Psalm 32:10-11 – “Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him. Rejoice in the Lord and be glad, you righteous; sing, all you who are upright in heart!”
  • Isaiah 26:4 – “Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.”
  • Nehemiah 8:10 – “Nehemiah said, ‘Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.'”
  • Psalm 33:21 – “In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name.”
  • Proverbs 29:25 – “Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.”
  • Habakkuk 3:17-18 – “Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior.”

The Protection from Trusting God

  • Psalm 91:4-5 – “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:3 – “But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one.”
  • Psalm 121:7-8 – “The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”
  • Proverbs 2:8 – “For he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.”
  • Psalm 20:1 – “May the Lord answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.”
  • Psalm 12:5 – “Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise,” says the Lord. “I will protect them from those who malign them.”
  • Psalm 59:1 – “Deliver me from my enemies, O God; be my fortress against those who are attacking me.”
  • Psalm 140:4 – “Keep me safe, Lord, from the hands of the wicked; protect me from the violent, who devise ways to trip my feet.”
  • Zechariah 2:5 – “And I myself will be a wall of fire around it,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will be its glory within.’”
  • Psalm 64:1 – “Hear me, my God, as I voice my complaint; protect my life from the threat of the enemy.”

Living by Trusting God and Faith

  • Galatians 2:20 – “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”
  • Hebrews 10:38-39 – “But my righteous one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back. But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.”
  • 2 Corinthians 5:7 – “For we live by faith, not by sight.”
  • Habakkuk 2:4 – “See, the enemy is puffed up; his desires are not upright— but the righteous person will live by his faithfulness—”
  • Romans 1:17 – “For in the gospel the righteousness of God is revealed—a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: ‘The righteous will live by faith.’”
  • Hebrews 11:6 – “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
  • Galatians 3:11 – “Clearly no one who relies on the law is justified before God, because ‘the righteous will live by faith.’”
  • Ephesians 6:16 – “In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.”
  • 1 John 5:4 – “For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.”
  • Romans 10:17 – “Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.”

Trusting God’s Faithfulness

  • 2 Timothy 2:13 – “If we are faithless, he remains faithful, for he cannot disown himself.”
  • Lamentations 3:22-23 – “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”
  • 1 Corinthians 1:9 – “God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.”
  • Deuteronomy 7:9 – “Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.”
  • Psalm 33:4 – “For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does.”
  • Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”
  • Psalm 91:4 – “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.”
  • Psalm 36:5 – “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:24 – “The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.”
  • Psalm 119:90 – “Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established the earth, and it endures.”

Trusting God in Times of Uncertainty

  • Isaiah 43:1 – “But now, this is what the Lord says— he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: ‘Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.’”
  • Psalm 56:3 – “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”
  • Proverbs 3:25-26 – “Do not be afraid of sudden terror or of the ruin of the wicked, when it comes, for the Lord will be your confidence and will keep your foot from being caught.”
  • Joshua 1:5 – “No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
  • Psalm 143:8 – “Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.”
  • John 14:1 – “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.”
  • Psalm 27:13 – “I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.”
  • Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.”
  • Psalm 62:8 – “Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”
  • Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Trusting God’s Wisdom

  • Proverbs 4:6-7 – “Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.”
  • James 3:17 – “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.”
  • Colossians 2:2-3 – “My goal is that they may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.”
  • Proverbs 9:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”
  • Ecclesiastes 7:12 – “For wisdom is a defense as money is a defense, But the excellence of knowledge is that wisdom gives life to those who have it.”
  • Proverbs 2:10-11 – “For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul. Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you.”
  • Job 28:28 – “And he said to the human race, ‘The fear of the Lord—that is wisdom, and to shun evil is understanding.'”
  • Psalm 111:10 – “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow his precepts have good understanding. To him belongs eternal praise.”
  • Proverbs 3:13-14 – “Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold.”
  • Psalm 31:6 – “I hate those who cling to worthless idols; as for me, I trust in the Lord.”

Peace from Trusting God

  • Philippians 4:7 – “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”
  • John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
  • Isaiah 54:10 – “Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.”
  • Psalm 56:3-4 – “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise— in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?”
  • Romans 14:19 – “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”
  • Psalm 34:14 – “Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”
  • Isaiah 32:17 – “The fruit of that righteousness will be peace; its effect will be quietness and confidence forever.”
  • Psalm 85:8 – “I will listen to what God the Lord says; he promises peace to his people, his faithful servants—but let them not turn to folly.”
  • 2 Thessalonians 3:16 – “Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”
  • Psalm 91:2 – “I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”

Conclusion

These 160 verses about trusting God provide deep comfort and strength that comes from faith. Each verse shines a light, offering hope and guiding us with trust in the Lord. Let these Scriptures inspire you to move forward with confidence and purpose, knowing you’re never walking alone. Trusting in God brightens our path and fills our journey with peace. Keep these verses close to your heart as a constant source of support, no matter where life takes you.